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Posted · Cura scaling issue

Bit of a newbie to all this, but think I'm doing pretty good so far. One issue I have is when I create something in Inventor, export as an STL file then load it into Cura for slicing, all my models load in at 10% of their actual size. I understand I can then increase the scale to 1000% to sort this but wondering why I need too. Any pointers?

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    Posted · Cura scaling issue

    Load STL from Fusion to Cura . Check dimensions in Cura all good, when prints Y axis is scaled down 50 % other axis all correct. Checked steps etc all good 

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    Posted · Cura scaling issue

    Set the Build Plate Adhesion Type to "None", and the Horizontal Expansion to "0", and slice the model.  Generate the gcode file.

    At the beginning of the gcode file will be MaxY and MinY.

    MaxY - MinY + LineWidth = Y Dimension from Fusion

    For a 25 x 25 calibration cube sliced for my printer it would be 127.3 - 102.7 + 0.4 = 25.  That would be correct.

    If it matches the model then you need to look at the printer again.

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    Posted · Cura scaling issue

    I recently encountered that issue also.
    Here's how to fix it.
    In the 3d Print Environment on inventor  

    -go to print options

    - set units to millimetres and Resolution to high
    -Click ok and export your STL file.
    It should work normally then

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